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  • verb transitive To hit someone with a car or other vehicle and injure or kill them.
  • verb transitive To criticize someone or an organisation, often unfairly.
  • verb transitive To find something or someone after searching for a long time.
  • verb transitive, intransitive To lose power slowly. Used for a machine, battery, or other powered device.
  • verb transitive To read quickly a list or other short text.
  • verb UK, transitive To reduce the size or stock levels of a business, often with a view to closure.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb use up all one's strength and energy and stop working
  • verb deplete
  • verb pursue until captured
  • verb examine hastily
  • verb injure or kill by running over, as with a vehicle
  • verb move downward
  • verb trace

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